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  • Veterans Day events Tuesday

    Veterans Day events Tuesday
    Veterans Day observance: Hosted by American Legion Post 286 Family. During the 11 a.m. ceremony, each veteran will receive a thank you gift from the Auxiliary Unit 286. After the ceremony, a BBQ dinner will be available for for $7. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. ,...
  • Veterans Day events

    Veterans Day events
    Newport News World War I exhibit. Nov. 9, 1 p.m., the Virginia War Museum, 9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, opens a new exhibit, "Artillery on the Western Front: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive 1918," which marks the 100th anniversary of World War I with...
  • Longtime Manchester Memorial Hospital Pharmacist Dies At 94

    Martin Aroian, a longtime pharmacist at Manchester Memorial Hospital, died Oct. 11. He was 94. Aroian was born in Hartford in 1919. He was a state singles tennis champion at Hartford Public High School. After graduating from the University of...
  • East Ridge High students to present 'Diary of Anne Frank'

    The East Ridge High School theater department will present "The Diary of Anne Frank" at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 through 21 in the school auditorium, 1322 Excalibur Road, Clermont. "The Diary of Anne Frank" adapted by Wendy Kesselman from the original Frances...
  • Deerfield High graduate killed in action as Navy SEAL to be honored

    Deerfield Beach plans to mark Veterans Day this year by dedicating a memorial to a man who went from the math club and tennis team at Deerfield Beach High School to giving his life for his country in the mountains of Afghanistan. A helicopter carrying...
  • VA head outlines fix for troubled agency

    VA head outlines fix for troubled agency
    The new head of the Department of Veterans Affairs described the broad outlines Monday of an overhaul of the agency, which has been battered by scandals over lengthy delays setting up doctor's visits and attempts to cover up those backlogs. Advocates...
  • After VA scandal, new American Legion director sees wait times and service improving

    After VA scandal, new American Legion director sees wait times and service improving
    Verna L. Jones, the Maryland woman who started this month as new executive director of the American Legion office in Washington, assumes the job as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs tries to work through the management problems that have been blamed...
  • Broward County Fair struggling to survive

    Broward County Fair struggling to survive
    People don't mark the Broward County Fair on their calendars anymore. The popularity of the once annual fair has fallen dramatically since the 1980s, when hundreds of thousands came through its gates in November in search of cotton candy and midway...
  • Veterans Day events around the Lehigh Valley

    Veterans Day events around the Lehigh Valley
    LEHIGH COUNTY American Legion Post 16. Slatington, will hold services at 10:30 a.m. today at Northern Lehigh Bible Fellowship Church, 840 S. Best Ave., Walnutport. Legionnaires, Auxiliary, and Sons of the Legion should meet at the post home at 10 a.m....
  • Supporters flip for breakfast

    Supporters flip for breakfast
    The sun hadn’t peeked through the scattered clouds Saturday morning, but the handful of volunteers flipping pancakes said they didn’t need the natural light at 6:30 a.m. Preparing for the seventh annual Community Pancake Breakfast was...
  • 218-apartment complex, commercial space proposed for American Legion property

    218-apartment complex, commercial space proposed for American Legion property
    GLOUCESTER – Plans for a 218-unit apartment complex, commercial site and new American Legion building on Route 17 in Gloucester were postponed Wednesday night. The Gloucester Board of Supervisors tabled action on the rezoning of 38 acres across...